Northern Living Allowance

WHAT IS A NORTHERN LIVING ALLOWANCE?

 

A Northern Living Allowance is provided at an hourly rate to employees, to help offset higher costs that may be incurred living in the Northwest Territories.  As an example, in 2020/21, the annual Northern Allowance for an employee working in Yellowknife is $3,700.

Click here to see the Northern Allowance rates by NWT community.